Example sentences for: alsace

How can you use “alsace” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • With the 1919 Treaty of Versailles, France recovered Alsace and Lorraine; but 1,350,000 men had been lost in the four years of fighting.

  • The plains and plateaus of Picardy in the north and Alsace to the east lend themselves to large-scale agriculture before ending in the gentler, rolling green fields of Normandy to the west and the vineyards of Burgundy that herald the beginnings of the south.

  • Celtic tribes — probably from eastern Europe — came looking for greener pastures in the areas that are now Franche-Comté, Alsace, and Bur­gundy.

  • In Picardy the Flemish influence is unmistakable, and although Alsace may celebrate Bastille Day at least as proudly as any other French province, its cuisine, wines, and dialect all reveal a profoundly Germanic influence.

  • As part of the settlement ending the war, Alsace and a portion of Lorraine were ceded to Germany.


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